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Ms Hannah Madden


PDTF IN SOCIAL SCIENCE
Health and Wellbeing and Health and Social Care

maddenh@hope.ac.uk

Hannah has been involved in a wide variety of applied research in public health, LGBTQ+ health, health inequalities, sexual health, minority and vulnerable groups, teenage pregnancy, HIV and relationship and sex education. 


Hannah completed her PhD in 2020, at the Public Health Institute at Liverpool John Moores University. The mixed-methods study investigated the public health implications of geo-social networking applications (e.g. Tinder, Grindr) on lesbian, gay and bisexual people. The study was linked with Southern Connecticut State University and explored differences and similarities between the UK and USA. 

The thesis was titled: â€œDo you want to get naked or do you want a cup of tea?â€� Smartphone geosocial networking apps and the health of lesbian, gay and bisexual users in the UK and USA"

Hannah also broad experience of teaching on Environmental and Public Health BSc and MSc programmes, Criminology and Sociology BA, dissertation supervision and module leadership. She was also a self-employed Independent Advocate working with Looked After Children.